Puget Sound Clean Air Agency - http://www.pscleanair.org/
A regional agency, chartered by state law, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency works in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Washington State Department of Ecology. They cover King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties and work to ensure that all people have clean air to breathe by enforcing rules and encouraging individuals to adopt air-friendly practices.
Puget Sound Fresh - Area Farmers Markets - http://dnr.metrokc.gov/wlr/farms/farmers_markets.htm
If you’re looking for a local farmers market, check out this site. By entering the name of a county and the day of week, you’ll find a listing of local markets as well as a map to help you find your way. This site, from the Cascade Harvest Coalition, links to harvest schedules, farm locations and recipes.
Resource Venture - http://resourceventure.org/rv/issues/waste/find-a-recycler/index.php
The Resource Venture's recycling database provides numerous referrals to help Seattle businesses find recycling and donation options for used materials.
Seattle Biodiesel - http://seattlebiodiesel.com
Seattle Biodiesel is one of the nation's leading commercial biodiesel refiners, with locally grown fuel and technology for cleaner air and energy independence. The company supports regional economies by keeping energy production dollars circulating in our communities, from farmer to fuel pump, without sending dollars out of the region and out of the country.
Seattle Green Map Project - http://seattlegreenmap.net
The Seattle Green Map offers people three ways to discover Seattle’s resources: an interactive map, a flash animation map and a PDF map. Using the maps, more than 1,600 features can be identified, such as parks and bike trails.
Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets - http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org
Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets bring Washington State farmers into the city to sell farm-fresh produce. The markets help provide a living wage for more than 140 of our region's small farmers and also give city dwellers a family-friendly gathering place where they can buy fresh fruits and vegetables.
Seattle Parks and Recreation: Pro Parks Levy - http://www.cityofseattle.net/parks/proparks
This site provides information about the Pro Parks Levy (passed in 2000 by Seattle voters for almost $200 million), which will fund the creation of more than 30 new parks in Seattle neighborhoods and also will preserve wooded green spaces. View progress on individual projects, including playgrounds, parks, community centers, open space and trails.
Seattle Public Utilities - http://www.seattle.gov/util/About_SPU/News/News_Releases/SPU01_002560.asp
Seattle City Light customers can promote the use of clean, renewable energy by joining the Green Up program. Green Up allows customers to invest in the development of new renewable energy sources, such as wind power, geothermal and biomass energy, by adding $3 a month to their electricity bills.
Seattle Public Utilities – Water - http://seattle.gov/util/Services/Water/index.asp
This site enables you to find out more about measuring your water usage, as well as what you need to know about water quality and ways to reduce your water use.
Seattle Public Utilities – Yards - http://seattle.gov/util/Services/Yard/index.asp
Learn how to make lawn and garden care safe and easy while using less water. This site from the city of Seattle also provides options for disposing of yard waste, as Seattle Municipal Code prohibits putting certain items in the garbage.